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How to Find the Right Candidate

A college degree has long been a hiring prerequisite for certain jobs. If a candidate didn't have one, he or she just wouldn't get past the gatekeepers. That's because the degree is a "signal": a psychological shortcut we rely on to help us make smart decisions without having to investigate every option. But this particular signal has lost its meaning—and when employers doggedly cling to the "degree" requirement, we miss out on some great candidates...

How to Hire Great Employees

Building a great team is nearly always the difference between the success or failure of a business. But it’s not easy to build a great team that shares your vis...

The Power of Execution

You know that Big Important Thing you want (and maybe desperately need) to do? Maybe it’s changing careers, or writing a book, or saving for retirement, or fina...
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Rescuing the Problem Project

Big or small, how do you turn around a problem project? I like to follow a few simple proven methods… Quit searching for someone to blame. It does not solve the...